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  • Foreclosure Rates in Three States Stabilizing
    Foreclosure rates in three states are showing signs of stabilizing, according to a new analysis by The Associated Press (AP). Arizona, California and Florida, three states hit hardest by the housing bust, stabilized in June. ...More
    August 3, 2009 Posted in News
  • The Power of Marketing a Green Business, Part I
    Self-storage businesses that are in search of anything to win over customers during these difficult economic times can’t help but ask if green marketing offers the competitive advantage, perfect marketing message or magic bullet they need. ...More
    August 2, 2009 Brad Simonis Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • Sure-Set Fire Door
    Janus International has successfully completed fire-door burn testing with its Sure-Set fire door at the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) facility in Northbrook, Ill. ...More
    July 31, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Real Estate: Words of Encouragement
    This week, I received a Capital Markets Insider report for the second quarter 2009 from San Diego-based Grubb & Ellis|BRE Commercial. The quarterly newsletter includes market-trends data for commercial properties, including self-storage, and insights from real estate ...More
    July 31, 2009 By Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Report Shows Recession Easing
    Another report released Friday shows the longest recession since World War II could beginning to wind down. The Commerce Department reported the U.S. economy sank at a pace of just 1 percent in the second quarter of the year. ...More
    July 31, 2009 Posted in News
  • Blue Mound Self-Storage Appeals to Web-Friendly Customers
    Blue Mound Self Storage in Haslet, Texas, has created a new website to attract customers who are accustomed to shopping for products and services online. ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News, Marketing
  • Hippo Storage Opens Second Georgia Location
    The former 84 Lumber site in Kingsland, Ga., has been transformed into a Hippo Storage facility, one of two in the area. ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Hastey Family Opens Storage Facility in Plumas Lake
    Plumas Lake Self Storage opened this month in California. The site was developed for approximately $2 million by the Hastey family, which owns property in the area. ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • NJ Officials Frustrated by Delay in Self-Storage Development
    Delayed development of a proposed self-storage facility in North Arlington, N.J., is causing local officials frustration. ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Stocks Surge Thursday to Highest Level in 9 Months
    Better-than-expected profit and forecast reports gave Wall Street a boost Thursday as stocks reached their highest levels in nine months. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 83 points, according to early tallies. The S&P 500 index added 11 points, with the Nasdaq ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News